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Global News Cavs move one game away from Eastern Conference Finals
Author: 0 Cavs move one game away from Eastern Conference Finals

James has toyed with the Raptors to this point, scoring 39 points on just 14 shots in Game 2 , a performance that left frustrated Toronto star DeMar DeRozan to ask for some assistance. At a certain point, whether it was when he bombed threes easily, or hit a left-handed push shot, or ran the break at lightning-fast speed, there is no answer.

Author: 0 Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's ongoing Russia investigation

Then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, second from left, attends a joint news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the East Room of the White House Feb. CNN learned of the subpoenas hours before President Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey. Flynn, who was ousted in February after lying about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US, is being investigated for potentially improper payments from the Russian and Turkish ...

Author: 0 'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin next up

Immediately after the obligatory drubbing was dispensed, Alvarez and middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Russian announced that their mega-fight would happen September 16 , 2017, the Mexican Independence Day holiday. "Canelo looked very good tonight, and 100% he is the biggest challenge of my career". And after seeing GGG fail to earn the knockout against his last opponent, Daniel Jacobs , de la Hoya definitely considered this the ideal time to book the fight.

Author: 0 Afghan envoy rejects claim that 50 soldiers were killed by Pak troops

Kabul quickly denied the statement . Lower House speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi told today's general session that the Afghan forces, especially Kandahar police chief Gen. He made it clear that there could be no debate on worldwide border and border violations would not be allowed. "This unwise way is not good for Afghanistan", the general asserted.

Global News Clapper: Putin did it to demean Clinton and help elect Trump
Author: 0 Clapper: Putin did it to demean Clinton and help elect Trump

Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism Chairman Sen. After a subcommittee hearing Tuesday on Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 election, Sen. Yates did not say what Flynn had discussed with ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a number of December 2016 phone calls, which were secretly monitored by United States intelligence.

Global News US warns against North Korea travel after new arrest
Author: 0 US warns against North Korea travel after new arrest

In the case of Kim Hak-song, Reuters notes that he had identified as a "Christian missionary planning to start an experimental farm at PUST and was trying to help the North Korean people learn to become self-sufficient". North Korea is known for its loud and belligerent rhetoric in the face of what it deems to be threats to its leadership, and the reference to ferreting out anyone involved in the plot could suggest not only action overseas but possible purges or crackdowns at home.

Global News Trump has opened the door to some unions, not others
Author: 0 Trump has opened the door to some unions, not others

President Donald Trump's words keep coming back to haunt him. The caption read, "Seis de Mayo w POTUS", which means "the 6th of May with the president". The mayor of Bedminster said a weekend trip there by Trump when he was still the president-elect cost almost $4,000 in police overtime. Nor could the photo of Trump golfing in New Jersey be found via the Getty Images gallery of newest photos somehow related to Trump.

Author: 0 ACLU warns Texas travelers about 'sanctuary city' law

Critics said Abbott signed the bill when and how he did in order to avoid protesters. "MALDEF will do its level best, in court and out, to restore Texas, the state where MALDEF was founded, to its greater glory, and to help Texas overcome 'Abbott's Folly, '" said Thomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF).

Author: 0 Exit polls in South Korea forecast win for liberal Moon

Moon's victory in the nation's 19th presidential election heralds the end of almost a decade of conservative rule and may bring a more conciliatory approach towards North Korea . Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the neighboring countries share common strategic interests. That's not likely to sit well with the Trump Administration, which has repeatedly panned diplomacy in general as a "failed" tactic and has been talking up increasingly confrontational policies toward North Korea.

Author: 0 Kushner Companies' Pitch To Chinese Investors Raises Conflict Of Interest Questions

Through what's known as the EB-5 Investor Visa Program , foreign nationals from China and elsewhere can get on a path to U.S. citizenship after investing as little as $500,000 in real estate and other projects in the U.S. Though Meyer's presentation stopped short of claiming outright that Kushner Companies has special access and privilege to the White House, the Chinese are well accustomed to seeing the children of their own political elites harboring considerable political influence and power.

Author: 0 UK Conservatives Make Local Gains Before General Election

Alan Rhodes, who was the Labor leader of Nottinghamshire county council but is now leader of the opposition group, admitted that his party was "in a hard place at the moment". UKIP lost all but one of the more than 100 council seats it held, as voters switched to the Conservatives now that UKIP's main goal had been achieved.

Global News Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election in landslide
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election in landslide

Turkey's Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras said Macron's victory was "an inspiration for France and for Europe", adding he was "sure we will work closely together". "Will the Macron-Le Pen divide - which is a national, existential identity divide, not the usual left-right split - continue into the legislative election?" The win to them was a victory for France but also felt uniquely theirs.

Author: 0 Republican healthcare bill passed, Obamacare 'dead'

The US House of Representatives narrowly voted in favour of a healthcare bill drafted to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obama Care. "We have an opportunity to take down the person who was the author of Trumpcare 2.0", said Democrat Andrew Kim, an Obama White House national security adviser, who said he was now more likely to challenge MacArthur next year.

Author: 0 China Unveils The First Aircraft Carrier Made Domestically

China on Wednesday launched its first domestically-built aircraft carrier, from the Dalian shipyard in the the country's north-east, state media reported . The new carrier aims to carry 36 Shenyang J-15 multi-role fighter jets, which is 12 more than what the Liaoning can carry. Putting the carrier into water marks progress in China's efforts to design and build a domestic aircraft carrier.

Author: 0 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja: Reuters witness

Mr Buhari, 74, returned from the United Kingdom in March after seven weeks of sick leave. Mr. Buhari stated this Sunday when he hosted the girls in his official residence at Aso Rock Villa, Abuja . Some 1.8 million people are now displaced across northeastern Nigeria because of the conflict, many of them living in near-famine conditions. This is the largest release since Boko Haram seized 276 schoolgirls from Chibok three years ago.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn says winning the General Election will be a historic challenge

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn described the local election results , which marked massive losses for the party of 320 seats, as "mixed", and insisted his party was "closing the gap" on the Conservatives. In Scotland, which since the late 1990s has largely shunned the governing party, early results showed the Conservatives gaining to the detriment of both Labour and, to a lesser extent, the Scottish National Party, which still looked likely to win the lion's share of votes overall.

Author: 0 Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

Mr Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer said in response that if Mr Obama "was seriously concerned" about Mr Flynn's connections to Russian Federation or other foreign countries, he should have withheld Mr Flynn's security clearance. Before the hearing, the president had tweeted that it was the Obama administration, not he, that had given Mr Flynn "the highest security clearance" when he worked at the Pentagon.

Global News Trump Was 'Psyched' To Nix NAFTA But Was Persuaded To Reconsider
Author: 0 Trump Was 'Psyched' To Nix NAFTA But Was Persuaded To Reconsider

However, the president added that "if I'm not able to renegotiate NAFTA, I will terminate NAFTA". "And I think we'll be successful in the renegotiation, which frankly would be good because it would be simpler [than killing NAFTA]." On the campaign trail, Trump called the trade deal a job-killing "disaster" that had encouraged US companies to move factories to Mexico to take advantage of cheap labour.

Global News Pakistan summons Iranian envoy over attack threat
Author: 0 Pakistan summons Iranian envoy over attack threat

The Iranian general's comments came after the Baluchi group Jaish al-Adl or "The Army of Justice" attacked last month a military convoy of Iran's Revolutionary Guards near the city of Mirjaveh in the southeastern Baluchistan district. Following the attack, Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned the Pakistani ambassador to communicate Tehran's strong protest. It was conveyed to the Iranian ambassador that such remarks were against the spirit of brotherly relations existing between the two ...

Global News Erdoğan calls Macron to congratulate him over election victory
Author: 0 Erdoğan calls Macron to congratulate him over election victory

But his victory may actually symbolize an overwhelming rejection of Le Pen, more so than an overwhelming endorsement of Macron and his pro-globalization policies. "But new French President Macron won't bring this any closer to reality", he added. Le Pen responded to defeat by vowing she would lead her anti-immigration National Front (FN) strongly into the legislative elections.

Author: 0 ACLU issues travel alert for Texas due to 'racist' sanctuary city law

Hundreds of sanctuary cities and counties across the nation have come under scrutiny in recent months because they do not enforce all federal immigration laws. This effort and engagement will continue. In the Houston region, local law enforcement leaders are also speaking out against the new law. "We will see you in court, Governor Abbott", Saenz said.

Author: 0 A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

Moon's likeness also flew on a dragon and rode a horse as SBS showed vote counts. Exit poll results will be available immediately after voting closes at 8 p.m. First, it's our people's hope of a change of government. Two months after booting their sitting president over corruption alle. The country may already have shorter-range nuclear missiles that can strike South Korea and Japan.

Author: 0 Trump administration delays Paris climate agreement decision

Spicer said Trump is continuing to hear from advisers on the pros and cons of remaining in the global accord. He will make a decision when he returns from the G7 summit in Italy, not prior to that, as originally planned. Even fossil fuel giants including Shell and ExxonMobil are expressing support for the Paris agreement in the lead up to the administration's decision, with the latter calling it "an effective framework for addressing climate change".

Global News Crude Oil Prices Unable To Sustain Gains, Supply Concerns Persist
Author: 0 Crude Oil Prices Unable To Sustain Gains, Supply Concerns Persist

The group seems well positioned to continue with its attempts to eliminate a global supply overhang which has depressed prices to less than half their 2014 high. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih on Monday issued more forceful comments about OPEC's plans, saying the cartel would "do whatever it takes" to rebalance the market.

Author: 0 Christie says Gen. Flynn didn't belong in White House

Instead, I found Yates to be professional, poised and as direct and informative as she could have been. "Focus on Russians having chance to "blackmail" Flynn is misleading". "We began our meeting telling him that there had been press accounts of statements from the vice president and others that related conduct Mr. Flynn had been involved in that we knew not to be the truth", Yates said.

Author: 0 Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

Instead of keeping their advice to President Donald Trump closely held, the President's advisers have openly discussed their views of the agreement on television and at events. It therefore does not have the force of a binding treaty, and the United States could potentially withdraw from the deal without legal penalty. Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon are thought to be arguing for withdrawal.

Global News Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid
Author: 0 Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid

The plan is yet to be approved by U.S. President Donald Trump. The Pentagon will ask the White House next week to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan to break a deadlocked fight with the Taliban, a senior official said on Thursday. The head of the ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan was killed in a United States military raid last month. The blast killed at least 95 jihadists, according to the Afghan defence ministry, but North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials have said they are ...

Global News Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks
Author: 0 Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks

This was prompted by a reported executive order drafted by White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro that would have started the process of withdrawing America from NAFTA. And intensity of sentiment differs widely along party lines: While 33% of Republicans believe NAFTA has been very bad for the country, only 6% of Democrats agree.

Author: 0 White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president'

McMaster", Bloomberg View columnist Eli Lake told host Tom Ashbrook today. "If nothing was done, then certainly that would be concerning". He downplayed what Yates framed as an urgent conversation about the need to take action against Flynn, repeatedly referring to her meetings with McGahn as a mere "heads-up".

Global News Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding in Parliament
Author: 0 Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding in Parliament

The laws allow Ms Waters' partner to bring their newborn daughter into the Senate when she needs feeding. The Greens senator took advantage of the recently-changed laws which now allow women to breastfeed inside the chambers (and also allows them to vote by proxy if they can not leave their chair).

Author: 0 South Korea Election 2017 Likely Won by Non-Hardliner Moon

His election could add volatility to relations with Washington, given his questioning of the deployment of the USA military's Terminal High Altitude Area Defences (THAT'D) anti-missile system, but is not expected to significantly change the alliance, a US official said.

Author: 0 Trump Praises Aussie Medicare After Repealing Obamacare

The President's strong declaration came after he told Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull Thursday evening that "you have better healthcare than we do" - prompting guffaws from progressives who pointed out that Australia's single-payer government-run healthcare system is like the one they'd want in an ideal world for the U.S.

Global News Roma smash four past poor AC Milan
Author: 0 Roma smash four past poor AC Milan

It would have been worse for Milan, if not for teenage goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who pulled off two fantastic saves to tip strikes from Diego Perotti and Radja Nainggolan onto his post. Linetty got one back for Sampdoria in the 32nd but Wesley Hoedt bundled in a corner three minutes later, shortly before Felipe Anderson converted another penalty for Lazio .

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